Bessie K. Russell Branch Library

Sci-Quest-- Volcano Program

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Sci-Quest will be visitng us to present their Volcano Program!

Animal Tales-- Summer Reading Event!

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Animal Tales is back!  They will be bringing their live animals-- using the theme Animals Underground!  Don't miss it!

Russell Readers BookClub: Gone Girl

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

With her razor-sharp writing and trademark psychological insight, Gillian Flynn delivers a fast-paced, devilishly dark, and ingeniously plotted thriller that confirms her status as one of the hottest writers around.

Lovers of Lit BookClub: Coffee Will Make You Black

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Sinclair writes frankly about a young black woman's sexuality and emotions, growing up in Chicago's South Side in the '60s. By turns hilarious and harrowing, this "in-your-face" novel powerfully captures what it was like to be black--before black was beautiful.

Read It Before You Eat It! Understanding Nutrition Labels

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn about how to really understand the Nutrition facts on your favorite foods!  Our very own nutrionist, Victor, will be presenting the seminar.  Free.  More information, call 256-859-9050.

Teen Volunteer Orientation

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Orientation for our Summer Teen Volunteer Program.  These teens will be volunteering their time during the Summer for our Summer Reading program primarily.  You must have already been through the application AND interview process in order for you to attend.  Any questions?  Call us at 256-859-9050.

Kindle 101 *signup required

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Friday, May 24, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Are you still trying to figure out how to use your Kindle?  Is it still in the box?  We can help!  Join us for our Kindle 101 class!  Signup is required.  Free. Call us at 256-859-9050 to reserve your seat!

Computer Class: Basic Excel *signup required

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Join us in learning how to use Excel!  Microsoft Excel 2010 for beginners, including opening and closing documents; navigation; and selecting and manipulating columns, rows and cells. You should already have mastered the skills in Basic PC Skills.  Signup required.  Free.  Call us at 256-859-9050 to reserve your spot!

Computer Class: Computer Troubleshooting/ System Settings *signup required

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

This class is designed for learning to use basic troubleshooting techniques for computer issues.  Have a laptop or device?  Please bring to the class!  Sign up required.  Free. Call 256-859-9050 to reserve your spot!

Computer Class: Basic Internet *signup required

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

This introduction to the Internet will provide users the basics of surfing the web!  Sign up is required.  Free.

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